Orange Cremesicle Cookies
3 Cups Butter, softened
1 1/2 Cups Brown Sugar
1 1/2 Cups White Sugar
1 Tablespoon Vanilla
7 1/2 Cups Flour
2 1/4 teaspoons Baking Soda1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
1/3 Cup Orange Zest, finely minced (from about 3 large Oranges)
4 to 6 Cups Vanilla Chips
Juice from Half of one Orange
Cream together the Butter and Sugars. Beat in Eggs and Vanilla. Add in Flour, Baking Soda, and Salt; mix well until incorporated. Stir in Orange Zest and Vanilla Chips. Gently blend in Orange Juice. Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 375* for 8-10 minutes. (Do not flatten on the baking sheet or over bake!) Cool before storing in an air-tight container. Makes about 8 dozen and freezes well.
What a refreshing change! After all the rich cookies at Christmas it sure tastes good to have a citrus cookie. I found this recipe at The Girl Who Ate Everything, via Pintrest. I thought the recipe was a little small (we go through cookies like crazy and I sure don't like to make them!) and a little stiff, so I adapted and tripled it. I hope you enjoy it, too!
As you can tell, I had fun photographing this!
Bright spring-y aqua and orange--what's not to like?